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Vladimir Nabokov Quote Made on Typewriter by FlightOfFancyPrints

Vladimir Nabokov Quote Made on Typewriter by FlightOfFancyPrints

A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist. --Vladimir Nabokov (art by Ryan Sheffield via sho & tell)

Vladimir Nabokov (Authors Series) by Ryan Sheffield

A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist. --Vladimir Nabokov (art by Ryan Sheffield via sho & tell)

Lolita is famous, not I. I am an obscure, doubly obscure, novelist with an unpronounceable name. -Vladimir Nabokov, Paris Review, Oct. 1967

Lolita is famous, not I. I am an obscure, doubly obscure, novelist with an unpronounceable name. -Vladimir Nabokov, Paris Review, Oct. 1967

The most beautiful words written in the English language.  Don't judge me.

The most beautiful words written in the English language. Don't judge me.

Totally unreliable// Vladimir Nabokov//

Totally unreliable// Vladimir Nabokov//

Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita  at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.

Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.

The pages are still blank... #quote #author #writer

The pages are still blank... #quote #author #writer

“She wore poetry." ~Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

“She wore poetry." ~Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

I need you, dear sister. You're the only one I can talk to about looking at a tall sunflower in the face, and such things... :}

I need you, dear sister. You're the only one I can talk to about looking at a tall sunflower in the face, and such things... :}

Vladimir Nabokov (1899 – 1977) 1. “Literature is invention. Fiction is fiction. To call a story a true story is an insult to both truth and art.” 2. “It is a singular reaction, this sitting still and writing, writing, writing, or ruminating at length, which is much the same, really. 3. “There are three points of view from […]

Vladimir Nabokov (1899 – 1977) 1. “Literature is invention. Fiction is fiction. To call a story a true story is an insult to both truth and art.” 2. “It is a singular reaction, this sitting still and writing, writing, writing, or ruminating at length, which is much the same, really. 3. “There are three points of view from […]

Vera and Vladimir Nabokov  Véra Nabokova (Slonim) (January 5, 1902 – April 7, 1991) was the wife, editor, and translator of Vladimir Nabokov, and a source of inspiration for many of his works.

Vera and Vladimir Nabokov Véra Nabokova (Slonim) (January 5, 1902 – April 7, 1991) was the wife, editor, and translator of Vladimir Nabokov, and a source of inspiration for many of his works.

"And the rest is rust and stardust." Vladimir Nabakov

"And the rest is rust and stardust." Vladimir Nabakov

"Lolita" (cover of the first edition) > Vladimir Nabokov > 1955 > Fiction / Romance Novel / Tragicomedy > Novel

"Lolita" (cover of the first edition) > Vladimir Nabokov > 1955 > Fiction / Romance Novel / Tragicomedy > Novel

It’s tempting to find, in the author’s detailed drawings, a figure for Nabokov himself—the shape-shifting artist who travelled from Old World to New.

Vladimir Nabokov, Butterfly Illustrator

It’s tempting to find, in the author’s detailed drawings, a figure for Nabokov himself—the shape-shifting artist who travelled from Old World to New.

Vladimir Nabokov | Read Nabakov's poem, "On Discovering a Butterfly" and see his butterfly sketches, drawn as dedications to his wife: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com/post/64971286743/nabokov-poem-taxonomy-butterfly

Vladimir Nabokov | Read Nabakov's poem, "On Discovering a Butterfly" and see his butterfly sketches, drawn as dedications to his wife: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com/post/64971286743/nabokov-poem-taxonomy-butterfly